Keeping Canada’s Economy and Jobs Growing Act (S.C. 2011, c. 24)
Assented to 2011-12-15
Marginal note:2008, c. 28, s. 113(1)
158. (1) Paragraph 17(k.1) of the Act is replaced by the following:
(k.1) respecting the circumstances in which an amount on account of principal or interest is not required to be paid in respect of guaranteed student loans;
(2) Paragraph 17(r) of the Act is replaced by the following:
(q.2) prescribing the amount that may be forgiven in respect of a year under section 11.1 in respect of a guaranteed student loan;
(q.3) prescribing the maximum number of years in respect of which amounts may be forgiven under section 11.1 in respect of a guaranteed student loan;
(r) defining the expressions “family physician”, “full-time student”, “nurse”, “nurse practitioner”, “part-time student”, “responsible officer of a lender” and “under-served rural or remote community” for the purposes of this Act;
Coming into Force
Marginal note:Order in council
159. (1) Sections 152 and 153, subsections 155(1) and (2) and sections 157 and 158 come into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.
Marginal note:Order in council
(2) Section 154 and subsection 155(3) come into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.
PART 81996, c. 23EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE ACT
160. (1) Section 96 of the Employment Insurance Act is amended by adding the following after subsection (8.6):
Marginal note:Temporary measure — small business refund 2011
(8.7) If an employer’s premium is $10,000 or less for 2010, the Minister shall refund to the employer a portion of the premium for 2011 determined by the following formula if that amount is more than $2:
P2 – P1
- is the amount of the employer’s premium in 2010; and
- is the amount of the employer’s premium in 2011.
Marginal note:P1 can be equal to zero
(8.8) For the purposes of subsection (8.7), P1 is equal to zero if a person was not required to pay an employer’s premium in 2010.
Marginal note:Maximum refund
(8.9) A refund under subsection (8.7) shall not exceed $1,000.
(2) Section 96 of the Act is amended by adding the following after subsection (13):
Marginal note:No interest payable
(13.1) Despite subsection (13), no interest shall be paid on refunds payable under subsection (8.7).
PART 9GAS TAX FUND — FINANCING MUNICIPAL INFRASTRUCTURE
Marginal note:Maximum payment of $2,000,000,000
161. On the requisition of the Minister set out in Schedule I.1 of the Financial Administration Act with respect to the Office of Infrastructure of Canada, there may be paid out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for each fiscal year beginning on or after April 1, 2014, in accordance with the terms and conditions approved by the Treasury Board, a sum of not more than $2,000,000,000 to provinces, territories, municipalities, municipal associations, provincial, territorial and municipal entities and First Nations for the purpose of municipal, regional and First Nations infrastructure.
PART 102009, c. 2, s. 297CANADIAN SECURITIES REGULATION REGIME TRANSITION OFFICE ACT
162. Subsection 14(1) of the Canadian Securities Regulation Regime Transition Office Act is replaced by the following:
Marginal note:Maximum payment
14. (1) The Minister may make direct payments, in an aggregate amount not exceeding $33,000,000, or any other amount that may be specified in an appropriation Act, to the Transition Office for its use.
PART 112005, c. 47, s. 1WAGE EARNER PROTECTION PROGRAM ACT
Amendment to the Act
Marginal note:2009, c. 2, s. 342
163. Paragraph (a) of the definition “eligible wages” in subsection 2(1) of the Wage Earner Protection Program Act is replaced by the following:
(a) wages other than severance pay and termination pay that were earned during the longer of the following periods:
(i) the six-month period ending on the first day on which there was a receiver in relation to the former employer, and
(ii) the period beginning on the day that is six months before the day on which a proposal under Division I of Part III of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act is filed by or in respect of the employer or the day on which proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act are commenced and ending on the date of the bankruptcy or the first day on which there was a receiver in relation to the former employer; and
164. The Wage Earner Protection Program Act, as amended by section 163, applies
(a) in respect of wages owing to an individual by an employer who becomes bankrupt after June 5, 2011; and
(b) in respect of wages owing to an individual by an employer any of whose property comes under the possession or control of a receiver as defined in subsection 243(2) of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, after June 5, 2011.
PART 12AMENDMENTS RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT
R.S., c. H-6Canadian Human Rights Act
165. Subsection 9(2) of the Canadian Human Rights Act is repealed.
166. Paragraph 15(1)(c) of the Act is repealed.
R.S., c. L-2Canada Labour Code
Marginal note:R.S., c. 32 (2nd Supp.), s. 41 (Sch., item 1)
167. Paragraph 235(2)(b) of the Canada Labour Code is repealed.
2006, c. 9, s. 2Conflict of Interest Act
168. Section 15 of the Conflict of Interest Act is amended by adding the following after subsection (1):
(1.1) Despite paragraph (1)(a), for the purpose of maintaining his or her employment opportunities or ability to practice his or her profession on leaving public office, a reporting public office holder may engage in employment or the practice of a profession in order to retain any licensing or professional qualifications or standards of technical proficiency necessary for that purpose if
(a) the reporting public office holder does not receive any remuneration; and
(b) the Commissioner is of the opinion that it is not incompatible with the reporting public office holder’s duties as a public office holder.
Coming into Force
Marginal note:One year after royal assent
169. Sections 165 to 167 come into force one year after the day on which this Act receives royal assent.
PART 13R.S., c. J-1JUDGES ACT
Marginal note:2006, c. 11, s. 2
170. Paragraph 22(2.1)(b) of the Judges Act is replaced by the following:
(b) the four other judges, $232,300 each.
PART 141990, c. 4NORDION AND THERATRONICS DIVESTITURE AUTHORIZATION ACT
Marginal note:Deemed coming into force — April 20, 1993
171. Despite section 12 of the Nordion and Theratronics Divestiture Authorization Act, section 9 of that Act is deemed to have come into force on April 20, 1993.
PART 15R.S., c. C-8CANADA PENSION PLAN
Amendments to the Act
172. The definitions “employer” and “employment” in subsection 2(1) of the Canada Pension Plan are replaced by the following:
« employeur »
“employer” means a person liable to pay salary, wages or other remuneration in relation to employment, and, in relation to an officer, includes the person from whom the officer receives their remuneration;
« emploi »
“employment” means the state of being employed under an express or implied contract of service or apprenticeship, and includes the tenure of an office;
Marginal note:R.S., c. 30 (2nd Supp.), s. 3
173. The portion of subsection 8(1) of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:
Marginal note:Amount of employee’s contribution
8. (1) Every employee who is employed by an employer in pensionable employment shall, by deduction as provided in this Act from the remuneration in respect of the pensionable employment paid to the employee by the employer, make an employee’s contribution for the year in which the remuneration is paid to the employee of an amount equal to the product obtained when the contribution rate for employees for the year is multiplied by the lesser of
Marginal note:R.S., c. 30 (2nd Supp.), s. 3; 2004, c. 22, s. 15
174. The portion of subsection 9(1) of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:
Marginal note:Amount of employer’s contribution
9. (1) Every employer shall, in respect of each employee employed by the employer in pensionable employment, make an employer’s contribution for the year in which remuneration in respect of the pensionable employment is paid to the employee of an amount equal to the product obtained when the contribution rate for employers for the year is multiplied by the lesser of
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